Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 2nd May, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : May 2nd, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 2nd May, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 2nd May, 2023 " to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 2nd May, 2023 our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, proper use in sentences, etc. Today's the Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 2nd May, 2023

1. Word - Misdemeanour (साधारण अपराध)

  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a minor wrongdoing.
  • Pronunciation: मिस्डिमीनर
  • Synonyms: Misdeeds, Malpractices, Offenses
  • Antonyms: Defences
  • Use in a Sentence: My uncle was brought up on misdemeanour charges.

2. Word: Flout (उल्लंघन करना)

  • Pronunciation: flout/फ्लाउट
  • Part of Speech: Verb, Noun 
  • Meaning:
    a. to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock (Verb)
    b. to intentionally not obey a rule, law, or custom (Verb)
    c. a disdainful, scornful, or contemptuous remark or act; insult; gibe (Noun)
  • Synonyms: defy, disregard, disobey
  • Antonyms: respect, obey, comply
  • Usage in a sentence: Many motorcyclists flout the law by not wearing helmets.

 3Word: Plea (निमित्त)

  • Pronunciation: plee/प्ली
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a request made in an urgent and emotional manner.
  • Synonyms: appeal, entreaty
  • Antonyms: command, instruction
  • Use in a Sentence: The man-made no plea for relief.

4. Word: Disingenuous (कपटी)

  • Pronunciation: dis-in-jen-yoo-uhs/डिसिन्जेन्यूअस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning:
    a. lacking in frankness, candor, or sincerity; falsely or hypocritically ingenuous; insincere
  • Synonyms: deceitful, insincere, duplicitous
  • Antonyms: ingenuous, naive, candid
  • Usage in a sentence: It was disingenuous of her to claim she had no financial interest in the case.

5. Word: Condone (माफ़ करना)

  • Pronunciation: kən-ˈdōn/कन्डोन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning: accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive).
  • Synonyms: forgive, overlook, pardon
  • Antonyms: forbid, prevent
  • Usage in a Sentence: a government accused of condoning racism.

6. Word: Caveat (चेतावनी)

  • Pronunciation: kav-ee-aht/ कैवीऐट
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: a warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations.
  • Synonyms: caution, warning, admonition, notice, alert
  • Antonyms: carelessness, delinquency
  • Usage in a sentence: His investment advice comes with a caveat: that the stock market is impossible to predict with absolute accuracy.

7. Word: Deterrent (डराकर रोकने वाला)

  • Pronunciation: dih-tur-uhnt/ डिटरन्ट
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
  • Meaning
    a. a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something. (Noun)
    b. able or intended to deter. (Adjective)
  • Synonyms: impediment, hindrance, obstacle, disincentive
  • Antonyms: encouragement, incentive, catalyst, assistance, motive
  • Usage in a sentence: The pain of it should be deterrent enough to never make the mistake twice.

8. Word: Seizure (गिरफ़्त)

  • Pronunciation: see-zher /सीश़र
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. a taking possession of an item, property, or person legally or by force.
    b. a sudden attack, as of epilepsy or some other disease.
  • Synonyms: capture, confiscation, arrest
  • Antonyms: release, liberation, discharge
  • Usage in a sentence: There was seizure of illegal drugs at the crime scene. 

9. Word: Solace (सांत्वना)

  • Pronunciationsol-is/सोलिस
  • Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
  • Meaning: 
    a. comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness. [Noun]
    b. give solace to. [Verb]
  • Synonyms: sympathy, condolence, mitigate
  • Antonyms: worry, anguish, agony
  • Usage in a Sentence: The tired man found solace in listening music.

10. Word: Shear (कतरना)

  • Pronunciation: sheer/शीर
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to cut (something).
    b. to remove by or as if by cutting or clipping with a sharp instrument:
  • Synonyms: trim, clip, crop
  • Antonyms: elongate, extend, lengthen
  • Usage in a sentence: The barber shorn the hair via a trimmer. 

Practice here Daily Wordlist Quiz

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary Based Exercises: 2nd May, 2023

Based on the description of the words, we have some practice questions for you. Answer these questions in the comments section. Our team will review them at the earliest!

Here are some of the words from the above article. Try to frame sentences from them in your own words and share them with us in the comments section!

  • misdemeanour
  • flout
  • plea
  • disingenuous
  • condone

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym

Share your answers in the comment section. 

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You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 29th April, 2023


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